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It's So Fetch! Broadway-Bound MEAN GIRLS Launches Website & Show ArtIt's So Fetch! Broadway-Bound MEAN GIRLS Launches Website & Show Art
by BWW News Desk - Mar 22, 2017

As BroadwayWorld reported yesterday, Washington D.C.'s National Theatre will premiere the highly anticipated new musical Mean Girls (October 31-December 3, 2017), adapted from the hit Paramount Pictures film. The Broadway-bound musical just launched an official website, with show art included. (more...)

Tina Fey's Broadway-Bound MEAN GIRLS Musical Will Make Regional Premiere This FallTina Fey's Broadway-Bound MEAN GIRLS Musical Will Make Regional Premiere This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Mar 21, 2017

Broadway at The National announces its 2017-18 season featuring the anticipated world premiere of the Broadway-bound new musical Mean Girls, with a book by nine-time Emmy Award winner Tina Fey based on her screenplay for the Paramount Pictures film, the return of Cameron Mackintosh's new production of Boublil and Schönberg's Tony Award-winning musical phenomenon Les Misérables, the only area appearance of the one-of-a-kind internet sensation The Piano Guys, the Washington premiere of the hilarious smash hit comedy Something Rotten! and the Washington premiere of Waitress with music by six-time Grammy nominee Sara Bareilles. (more...)

Dallas Theater Center Announces ELECTRA A One-of-a-Kind Outdoor Theater ExperienceDallas Theater Center Announces ELECTRA A One-of-a-Kind Outdoor Theater Experience
by BWW News Desk - Mar 14, 2017

 Dallas Theater Center announced today complete details for Electra beginning on April 4 with a Pay-What-You-Can performance and running through May 21 in the outdoor venue of the Annette Strauss Square at the AT&T Performing Arts Center. Press Night will be April 12 at 8:30 p.m. Tickets to Electra are on sale now at www.DallasTheaterCenter.org and by phone at (214) 880-0202. (more...)

HAMILTON's Sydney James Harcourt and Elizabeth Judd will Headline Dallas Theatre Center's CENTERSTAGE 2017HAMILTON's Sydney James Harcourt and Elizabeth Judd will Headline Dallas Theatre Center's CENTERSTAGE 2017
by BWW News Desk - Mar 9, 2017

Dallas Theater Center announced today that Hamilton: An American Musical stars Sydney James Harcourt and Elizabeth Judd will headline Centerstage 2017: Revolution and Revelry on Saturday, May 6. Chaired by Mickie and Jeff Bragalone, with Honorary Chairs Linda and Bill Custard, Centerstage 2017 will take place at the Dee and Charles Wyly Theatre, which will be transformed for the evening. (more...)

NYU Steinhardt to Stage LIFE OF THE PARTYNYU Steinhardt to Stage LIFE OF THE PARTY
by BWW News Desk - Mar 9, 2017

NYU Steinhardt's Program in Vocal Performance will present the musical Life of the Party from March 23-26, 2017. The show features book, lyrics, and music by Nell Benjamin and Laurence O'Keefe, the music and lyrics team behind the award-winning Broadway musical Legally Blonde. Jessica Bashline directs. (more...)

The Drama League to Honor Bill Berloni and Michael Greif and 83rd Annual Awards Ceremony Set for 5/19The Drama League to Honor Bill Berloni and Michael Greif and 83rd Annual Awards Ceremony Set for 5/19
by BWW News Desk - Mar 9, 2017

The Drama League (Executive Artistic Director Gabriel Stelian-Shanks) will honor two outstanding stage luminaries at this year's 83RD Annual Drama League Awards, set for Friday afternoon, May 19, 2017 at the Marriott Marquis Times Square (1535 Broadway).  (more...)

Tina Fey's MEAN GIRLS Gears Up for NYC Developmental Lab; Casting UnderwayTina Fey's MEAN GIRLS Gears Up for NYC Developmental Lab; Casting Underway
by BWW News Desk - Feb 28, 2017

Michael Riedel of the New York Post reported today that the stage adaptation of Tina Fey's 2004 hit film, Mean Girls, is prepping for an upcoming developmental lab this spring. (more...)

THE HONEYMOONERS, THE STING, HALF TIME Premieres Headline Paper Mill's 2017-18 SeasonTHE HONEYMOONERS, THE STING, HALF TIME Premieres Headline Paper Mill's 2017-18 Season
by BWW News Desk - Feb 27, 2017

Paper Mill Playhouse, recipient of the 2016 Regional Theatre Tony Award, has announced the lineup for its 2017-2018 season with four premieres including one play and four musicals. (more...)

FDU Theatre to Stage LEGALLY BLONDE THE MUSICAL This SpringFDU Theatre to Stage LEGALLY BLONDE THE MUSICAL This Spring
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2017

Students from Fairleigh Dickinson University's Visual and Performing Arts Department will be participating in the upcoming production, Legally Blonde, March 24-April 2 under the direction of Cindy Thole. (more...)

Hasty Pudding Institute Of 1770 To Honor Acclaimed Director Paris BarclayHasty Pudding Institute Of 1770 To Honor Acclaimed Director Paris Barclay
by TV News Desk - Feb 22, 2017

The Hasty Pudding Institute of 1770 announces that acclaimed producer and current President of the Directors Guild of America, PARIS BARCLAY, will be the 2017 recipient of the Order of the Golden Sphinx award. (more...)

Leigh Fondakowski's BP Oil Spill Play Set for EST This SpringLeigh Fondakowski's BP Oil Spill Play Set for EST This Spring
by BWW News Desk - Jan 30, 2017

Ensemble Studio Theatre (EST), in association with The Alfred P. Sloan Foundation, has announced SPILL, written and directed by Leigh Fondakowski (The Laramie Project, The People's Temple). (more...)

Musical Adaptation of THE TEMPEST to be Inaugural Production of Public Works DallasMusical Adaptation of THE TEMPEST to be Inaugural Production of Public Works Dallas
by BWW News Desk - Jan 26, 2017

The Tempest will run for four performances from Friday, March 3 to Sunday, March 5 at the Dee and Charles Wyly Theatre. (more...)

'Broadway Backstory' Explores LEGALLY BLONDE's Road from Film to Broadway'Broadway Backstory' Explores LEGALLY BLONDE's Road from Film to Broadway
by Theater People Podcast - Jan 20, 2017

Broadway Backstory, a documentary-style podcast in which each episode finds out how a show develops from an idea to a full Broadway production, has just released their latest episode. The episode tracks LEGALLY BLONDE on it's journey to Broadway.  (more...)

Dallas Theater Center Collects More Than $68k for North Texas Food BankDallas Theater Center Collects More Than $68k for North Texas Food Bank
by BWW News Desk - Jan 13, 2017

Dallas Theater Center announced today $68,660 was presented to the North Texas Food Bank (NTFB) following the run of DTC's production of A Christmas Carol. For nine consecutive years, DTC has partnered with NTFB to collect donations and canned goods during performances of A Christmas Carol. (more...)

Cast, Creatives and Dates Set for THE CHRISTIANS at Dallas Theater CenterCast, Creatives and Dates Set for THE CHRISTIANS at Dallas Theater Center
by BWW News Desk - Jan 6, 2017

Dallas Theater Center announced today complete details for The Christians at the Kalita Humphreys Theater. (more...)

Single Tickets On Sale 1/5 For Dallas Theater Center's ELECTRASingle Tickets On Sale 1/5 For Dallas Theater Center's ELECTRA
by BWW News Desk - Jan 4, 2017

Single tickets for Dallas Theater Center's one-of-a-kind outdoor production of Electra are on sale Jan. 5, and available for purchase at www.DallasTheaterCenter.org or 214-880-0202. Electra begins April 4 and runs through May 21 in the unique venue of AT&T Performing Arts Center's Annette Strauss Artist Square. (more...)

Burn Book on Broadway? MEAN GIRLS Musical Will Premiere in D.C. Next FallBurn Book on Broadway? MEAN GIRLS Musical Will Premiere in D.C. Next Fall
by Jessica Khan - Dec 30, 2016

Confirming earlier rumors (that's why her hair is so big - it's full of secrets!), the new MEAN GIRLS musical will be making its World Premiere at the National Theater in Washington, D.C. in Fall 2017. A spokesperson for the show just confirmed the timeline and venue to The New York Times. (more...)

So Fetch! Lindsay Lohan Gunning for MEAN GIRLS 2 with Tina FeySo Fetch! Lindsay Lohan Gunning for MEAN GIRLS 2 with Tina Fey
by Movies News Desk - Dec 29, 2016

Just call her Cady Heron - Lindsay Lohan is gunning for MEAN GIRLS 2. Not the 2011 ABC Family sequel - but an official follow-up with the movie's original creator Tina Fey.  (more...)

VIDEO: Kate Baldwin, Raul Esparza and More Perform at Dramatists Guild Fund's 'LUCKY STARS' GalaVIDEO: Kate Baldwin, Raul Esparza and More Perform at Dramatists Guild Fund's 'LUCKY STARS' Gala
by BWW News Desk - Dec 22, 2016

Dramatists Guild Fund President Andrew Lippa and Executive Director Rachel Routh have just unveiled highlights from the nonprofit's Benefit Gala Great Writers Thank Their Lucky Stars: The Presidential Edition which was held on November 7th at Gotham Hall in New York. (more...)

Dallas Theater Center's Project Discovery Receives Theatre Forward Staging Success Contribution  Supported by AT&TDallas Theater Center's Project Discovery Receives Theatre Forward Staging Success Contribution Supported by AT&T
by BWW News Desk - Dec 10, 2016

Dallas Theater Center (DTC) is pleased to announce involvement in the Theatre Forward Staging Success Initiative supported by AT&T. DTC's nationally recognized educational program, Project Discovery, will be one of four programs across the country to be measured and evaluated as part of this initiative to study the impact of theatre education on school engagement and participation. The Staging Success study, benefiting almost entirely Title 1 students, spans a two-year time period, tracking participation, school engagement and students' beliefs and attitudes over time with exposure to 21st century skills. (more...)

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